LONG BRANCH, NJ - June Huhn, 73, of Long Branch, is the victim of a gunshot wound. According to a spokesman, the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office has ruled it as a suicide.
June Huhn is the the wife of Phil Huhn. Phil Huhn was the former Mayor of Long Branch and former Chief Administrative Officer of both Neptune Township and Keansburg Borough.
According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor, Huhn was in his home when police arrived on Friday to investigate the shooting:
"An early morning call reporting an unconscious and bleeding female at a residence on Norwood Avenue in Long Branch has been determined to be a suicide, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
The postmortem examination of June Chronic-Huhn, 73, conducted this morning determined she died as a result of suicide by a single gunshot wound to the chest. The determination was made by Dr. Stephen Melito at the Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
Long Branch Police Department was dispatched to the Norwood Avenue residence on Friday, April 3, 2020 at approximately 12:51 a.m. on the report of an unconscious and bleeding female. Police Officers arrived on location and located the victim, who was laying on the floor with an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived on scene and the woman was pronounced deceased."
Phil Huhn, 75, served as the Keansburg Borough Manager and the Neptune Business Administrator.
From 1982 to 1990, he served as the Mayor of Long Branch.
The shooting remains under investigation according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccionni.